Saturday, January 31, 2015
Search
  
Submit your own News for
inclusion in our Site.
Click here...
Breaking News
ASUS Announces The B85M-Gamer Mainboard
AT&T, Verizon Among Winners Of US Airwaves Auction
Apple Closes the Gap on Samsung Fourth Quarter's Worldwide Smartphone Shipments
Verizon To Let USers Opt Out Supercookies
Microsoft Outlines Windows 10 Options For The Enterprise
Jolla Tablet Returns to Indiegogo With A 64GB Version
BT Sees Ultrafast Broadband Not Coming Earlier Than 2025
Google To Change Privacy Policy After UK's Watchdog Investigation
Active Discussions
Why Double Logins ?
retrieving burned cd information
Writing Audio files on DVDs ?
Need major help with Gigabeat
New match-3 puzzle game launch now!
Rimage 2000i
Sound card for my Laptop
hello
 Home > News > General Computing > Hackers...
Last 7 Days News : SU MO TU WE TH FR SA All News

Saturday, January 11, 2014
Hackers Take Down Dropbox, Company Denies It


Hackers claim that they took down Dropbox service on Friday, although the company says that the outage was due a regular maintenance.

Users trying access the Dropbox website from around 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. PT were redirected to a status page acknowledging the outage. "We are aware of an issue currently affecting the Dropbox site," a message posted on the site said on Fiday. "We have identified the cause, which was the result of an issue that arose during routine internal maintenance, and are working to fix this as soon as possible."

A social network post allegedly from a hacker group affiliated with the Anonymous hacker movement had claimed responsibility for the outage, but Dropbox dismissed claims that user info had been leaked as hoax.

"Dropbox site is back up!" read a January 11 blog post on Dropbox. "Claims of leaked user information are a hoax. The outage was caused during internal maintenance. Thanks for your patience!"




Previous
Next
Car Is Becoming A Mobile Accessory        All News        German Court dismisses Nokia Lawsuit Against HTC
Car Is Becoming A Mobile Accessory     General Computing News      Target Says Recent Data Breach Affected Million Customers

Get RSS feed Easy Print E-Mail this Message

Related News
Microsoft and Dropbox Announce Surprising Collaboration On Mobile
Alleged Dropbox Passwords Leaked Online
Dropbox Now Offers 1TB Pro plan for 10 Dollars
China Blocks Access Dropbox
Dropbox Introduces Carousel And Mailbox app For Android
Dropbox Connects Business With Home Accounts
Dropbox Sync Feature Coming To Games, Email Apps
Dropbox For Business Gets Single Sign-on
Yahoo Mail Gets Dropbox Support
Apple Leads The Cloud Storage Market, Droppbox Follows
Dropbox Buys Mailbox
Dropbox Introduces New Admin Console

Most Popular News
 
Home | News | All News | Reviews | Articles | Guides | Download | Expert Area | Forum | Site Info
Site best viewed at 1024x768+ - CDRINFO.COM 1998-2015 - All rights reserved -
Privacy policy - Contact Us .